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Asthma Educational Training for Healthcare Providers, Nurses and Professionals

2012-2013 Healthcare Provider Trainings for Louisiana Healthcare Physicians, Nurses and Respiratory Therapists.

The purpose of this healthcare provider training session is to provide the state’s highly qualified healthcare providers, nurses and respiratory therapist with tools as provided by the NAEPP Expert Panel Review-3 Guidelines for managing asthma long term and for managing exacerbations around four essential components of asthma care, namely: assessment and monitoring, patient education, control of factors contributing to asthma severity, and pharmacologic treatment.


Training Dates & Locations


Monday, 1/14/13, (Part 1 and 2) 6 pm Registration, 6:30 – 8:30 pm training, 2.0 hours of CME and nursing credits
Cornerstone Hospital- 6198 Cypress Street, Fourth Building (in cafeteria), West Monroe
Contact: Theresa DelRio- (318) 397-5657 or (318) 680-8044)

DHH Region 6: Alexandria (To register:

Monday, 1/28/13 (Part 1 and 2) 6 pm Registration, 6:30 – 8:30 pm training, 2.0 hours of CME and nursing credits
Rapides Parish Public Health Unit Office- 5604 Coliseum Boulevard, Alexandria

DHH Region 1: New Orleans (To register:

Monday, 2/4/13, (Part 1 and 2) 6 pm Registration, 6:30 – 8:30 pm training, 2.0 hours of CME and nursing credits-
Children’s Hospital, 200 Henry Clay Ave, First Floor conference room, New Orleans, LA 70118. In conjunction with United Healthcare.

DHH Region 7: Shreveport (To register:

Monday, 3/4/13, (Part 1 and 2) 6 pm Registration, 6:30 – 8:30 pm training, 2.0 hours of CME and nursing credits-
LOCATION, TBD, In conjunction with the Northwest Pediatric Society
Tuesday, 3/5/13, (Part 1 Only) 8:00 am – 9:00 am, 1.0 hours of CME and nursing credits- LSUHSC-

Continuing Education Credits


This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Louisiana State Medical Society (LSMS) through joint sponsorship of Woman's Foundation, Inc. and Louisiana Asthma Prevention and Management Program. The Woman's Foundation, Inc. is accredited by Louisiana State Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Woman's Foundation, Inc. takes responsibility for the content, quality, and scientific integrity of this CME activity.


Woman's Foundation, Inc. designates this educational activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This continuing nursing education activity was approved by Louisiana State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission of Accreditation.



Information for Healthcare Providers and Professionals:

Louisiana Asthma Surveillance Collaborative Asthma Action Plan

Medication Order Form for Louisiana School Students

Louisiana Asthma Healthcare Provider Toolkit


Louisiana Electronic Asthma Action Plans

0-4 Years of Age 5-11 Years of Age Adults 12 and Older


Medication Educational  Demonstration Videos: American Lung Association

How to Use a Metered-Dose Inhaler With a Spacer

How to Use a Diskus

How to Use a Flexhaler

How to Use a Twisthaler

How to Use a Aerolizer Asthma Inhaler

How to Use an Autohaler Asthma Inhaler